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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “transistor”

transistor

noun [C]     /trænˈzɪs.tər/ US  /-ˈzɪs.tɚ/
a small electrical device containing a semiconductor, used in televisions, radios, etc. to control or increase an electric current
晶体管
Electrical components and circuitry
(also transistor radio, informal trannie) a small radio containing transistors, used especially in the past
(尤指旧时的)晶体管收音机
Radio
(Definition of transistor noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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